This week I'm talking to talking to Dr Alice Horton an Anthropogenic Contaminants Scientist at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton about the effects of micro plastics in our waters.

Over a brew Alice tells me about how she investigates the accumulation, behaviour and ecological effects of microplastics in the aquatic environment.

Grab yourself a brew and listen to her interesting story. 

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Alice is an Anthropogenic Contaminants Scientist at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, investigating the accumulation, behaviour and ecological effects of microplastics in the aquatic environment. 
She is especially interested to understand how microplastics may cause damaging effects to organisms, either independently or in association with chemicals. In order to understand how and why organisms will come into contact with microplastics, she is also keen to understand how the connections between land, lakes, rivers and the sea lead to the input and transport of microplastics within the environment. 
Alongside her research she works closely with stakeholders to integrate academic research with industry, policymakers and businesses to more efficiently address the many remaining questions on microplastics within the environment. 

Her Twitter: https://twitter.com/AliceAHorton

Her work: https://noc.ac.uk/people/ahrtn-tm9wk

Her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alice-horton-3259a84b/

More info: https://www.ukcpn.co.uk/uk-microplastics-network/

https://twitter.com/UK_Microplastic

 

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